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Law, Regulation or Guideline
Record information and status
Record ID
114459
Status
Published
Date of creation
2019-02-28 10:26 UTC (sujata@nic.in)
Date of publication
2019-02-28 10:26 UTC (sujata@nic.in)

General Information
Country
  • India
Title of document
RULES FOR THE MANUFACTURE, USE/IMPORT/EXPORT AND STORAGE OF HAZARDOUS MICRO ORGANISMS/ GENETICALLY ENGINEERED ORGANISMS OR CELLS 1989
Legislative details
Type of document
  • National Regulation
Subject areas
  • All functions pursuant to the Cartagena Protocol on Biosafety
Types of LMOs addressed
  • All types of organisms
Brief description of the document including objective and scope:
(1) These rules are applicable to the manufacture, import and storage of micro-organisms and Gene-
Technological products.
(2) These rules shall apply to genetically engineered organisms/micro-organisms and cells and
correspondingly to any substances and products and food stuffs, etc., of which such cells,
organisms or tissues hereof form part.
(3) These rules shall also apply to new gene technologies apart from those referred to in clauses (ii)
and (iv) of rule 3 and these rules shall apply to organisms /micro-organisms and cells generated by
the utilisation of such ether gene-technologies and to substances and products of which such
organism and cells form part.
(1) These rules shall be applicable in the following specific cases:
(a) sale, offers for sale, storage for the purpose of sale, offers and any kind of handling
over with or without a consideration:
(b) exportation and importation of genetically engineered cells or organisms:
(c) production, manufacturing, processing, storage, import, drawing off, packaging and
repackaging of the Genetically Engineered Products:
(d) production, manufacture etc. of drugs and pharmaceuticals and food stuffs
distilleries and tanneries, etc. Which make use of micro-organisms/ genetically
engineered microorganisms one way or the other.
Document details
Document text
EN
Rules 1989.pdf (78 KB)
Rules for the Manufacture, Use, Import, Export and Storage of Hazardous microrganisms/Genetically engineered organisms or cells
Regulatory contact information
Contact person
Dr Sujata Arora
2nd Floor, Vayu Block, Indira Paryavaran Bhawan, Jorbagh
New Delhi, Delhi
India, 110003
Phone:01124695135
Fax:01124695135
Email:sujata@nic.in
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